Located on the island of Hokkaido in the northern-most part of Japan, Niseko is a skiers paradise. The slopes of Mt. Yotei, which towers over the city, are perfect for advanced and intermediate skiers. The city has four resorts around it with an array of different pistes for skiers of all levels. It is also located nearby to kiroro, a lovely and remote area for some excellent skiing; rusutsu, which is perfect for tree skiing; and Sapporo Teine, which is known for its steep terrain and stunning ocean views.
During the winter, Niseko gets plenty of snow. It is often awarded as the second snowiest place on earth and winter temperatures are generally below freezing.
This depends on how much free time you have. Guides offer an array of options from single-day outings to week-long treks.
During the winter, from mid-December to March.
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